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[Canada, UK-Scotland] MSPs told similar car smoking ban led to 10% cut in number of children exposed to secondhand smoke

MSPs who passed legislation to ban smoking in cars that are carrying children were told that the only similar legal intervention resulted a ten per cent cut in the proportion of youngsters exposed..."There is some evidence from Canada that legislative in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 19, 2015 16:09
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco chief fires up debate over duty

Jorge da Motta, the UK chief executive of JTI ... believes that if the Scottish Government received the level of duty coming in from tobacco sales, which helps fund public services, ministers would think again about bringing in anti-tobacco policies
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:30
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[UK-Scotland] LAZARUS: Scotland's stupidity over plain packaging for cigarettes

Yet what Mr Matheson and bellicose campaigners fail to understand is that the generations they wish to protect from those nasty big tobacco companies will smoke, just as countless generations have done so before them. Indeed, it has always been the case
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:15
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[UK-Scotland] Even more evidence that ecigs increase risk of starting to smoke cigs, this time from Scotland and Canada

While the evidence that kids who initiate tobacco product use is already pretty bulletproof, all the studies so far have been from the US. Now two new studies, one from Scotland and one from Canada, are taking the case global.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[Australia, Indonesia, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packs ‘could see whisky in trade war’

SCOTCH whisky could be dragged into a tit-for-tat trade war because of plans to ­introduce plain packaging for cigarettes in Scotland and the rest of the UK, MPs fear. The Indonesian government has proposed forcing Australian wine to be sold in plain pa
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:35
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[UK-Scotland] Teenagers 'think slim cigarettes are safer' says report

Young teenagers rate slimline cigarettes as stylish, feminine and possibly safer than regular brands, say researchers. Thinner cigarettes were generally seen as weaker, more palatable, and less harmful by a focus group of 15-year-olds from Glasgow.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 11, 2013 14:13
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[UK-Scotland] Does Smoking Reduction in Midlife Reduce Mortality Risk? Results of 2 Long-Term Prospective Cohort Studies of Men and Women in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

These inconclusive results support the view that reducing cigarette consumption should not be promoted as a means of reducing mortality, although it may have a valuable role as a step toward smoking cessation.
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jul 5, 2013 00:07
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[UK-Scotland] Anti-smoking groups call for e-cigarette regulation

ANTI-SMOKING groups in Scotland have spoken of an urgent need to regulate the use of e-cigarettes ... The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA) is due to publish guidance next month which could effectively ban their use across the UK.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 09:52
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[UK-Scotland] Important Things to Know about Nicotine Levels in E-Cigs

the one conclusion we can draw from the current body of knowledge is the fact that nicotine poisoning through electronic cigarette use is not a serious risk. That said, the sooner the industry can figure out a means of creating uniformity the better off t
The Glaswegian (uk)
added Jan 19, 2013 23:48
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[UK-Scotland] 'Rise' in smoking-related litter on Highland streets

The amount of cigarette ends being discarded on Highland streets has increased, according to Keep Scotland Beautiful.
BBC Online
added Jul 24, 2012 11:53
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